What Linova Consulting offers its clients

Linova Consulting provides support for small and medium sized enterprises.

We help our clients to

  • set up and manage product development,
  • transfer technology for innovation and production,
  • optimize business processes,
  • develop LEAN work flows on the shop floor and in the office,
  • manage programs and projects when you are in a tight spot.

Continuous improvement and sustainable change are two cornerstones of business excellence. We involve all your collaborators and stakeholders in order to sustainably implement changes by thorough analysis, preparation, implementation, validation and training.

Past examples of consulting mandates include:

Business Process Improvement

  • on the job training for a management team on Visual Management and LEAN manufacturing
  • lean manufacturing coaching for a Chinese precision part manufacturer
  • establish a flow line for a Chinese precision part manufacturer
  • design of a quality feedback process for a manufacturer
  • introduce 8D problem solving for a Chinese manufacturer
  • trouble shooting of quality issues for a die-casting factory
  • training on how to establish a daily management rhythm based on performance data
  • process analysis and implementation of a product costing system for a news service provider
  • process analysis, documentation and improvement of production processes for a news service provider

Product Development

  • establishment of product development processes for a new Chinese development team
  • business plan and project profitability for a medical product
  • development of automated laboratory equipment for biological applications
  • development of inexpensive optical sensors for biological applications
  • development of a medical product (planning and project management)
  • feasibility, detailed design, and start-up for a special paper processing machine
  • support during the set-up of a laboratory for additive manufacturing processes (3D printing)
  • feasibility study for an improved 3D printing process with variable laser spot
  • feasibility, detailed design, and start-up for a novel 9-axis CNC machine

Data processing and Analytics

  • algorithm development
  • Python programming
  • data extraction from documents and websites
  • data analysis, using a range of tools from Excel, neo4j Graph databases and customized Python scripts

Interim Management

  • coaching of a new Chinese product development team in a multi-cultural environment
  • coaching of project teams at a Chinese research institute
  • coaching for the design and project management of a highly automated laboratory facility